CONSTRUCTION APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES – RECRUITING NOW (26 VACANCIES)

Guidance Notes for completion of Construction GTA (Group Training Association) application form
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Personal Details and Education:
• Please complete all sections. If a question does not apply to you please insert N/A (Non Applicable) into the relevant box.
What trade are you most interest in and why?
• Please tell us the trade you are most interested in and your reasons why. The reasons why are important as we will use this information to match you the vacancies available.
Would you be happy for us to consider you for other vacancies we have available in Greater Manchester either now or in the future?

• Should you not be successful in this round of recruitment, by answering Yes to this question, we will retain your details and contact you if other suitable opportunities become available.

In order for us to secure apprenticeship vacancies we need to work in partnership with other companies and training providers. Are you happy for us to share your information with them?

• We only share information with GTA Partner Organisations, Contractors, Sub Contractors and Training Providers involved in the creation and delivery of these vacancies. These organisations are involved in the recruitment and selection of applicants therefore we need your permission to share your information.

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We will be short listing applicants based on their answers to these 4 questions therefore it is important to give full answers.
Please base you answers on actual situations or tasks you have been involved in. Situations / tasks can be from paid employment, voluntary activities, education, training, hobbies and interests or your personal life.
Please include the following within your response to each question:
• Situation or Task – outline of what the situation / task was, who was involved and what needed to be achieved.
• Action – outline of what happened, what you did, how you did it and why you did it.
• Result – what happened at the end of the situation / task? Did you achieve what you set out to achieve, what did you learn and what skills did you use.
This approach to answering interview questions is known as STAR, you can search the internet to gain more hints and tips.

CONSTRUCTION GTA
FIRST NAME
SCHOOL NAME
WHAT TRADE ARE YOU MOST INTERESTED IN AND WHY?
ADDRESS
POST CODE EMAIL
TELEPHONE MOBILE
DATE OF BIRTH MALE
(Tick where appropriate).
YEAR
YES YES NO NO
GCSE SUBJECTS
Would you be happy for us to consider you
for other vacancies we have available in
Greater Manchester either now or in the future?
In order for us to secure apprenticeship vacancies we
need to work in partnership with other companies and
training providers. Are you happy for us to share your
information with them?
ADDITIONAL SUBJECTS GRADE GRADE
FORM TEACHER
FEMALE
LAST NAME
PERSONAL INFORMATION
EDUCATION
e.g. NVQ, A Level, BTEC
PLEASE USE THE NEXT SECTION TO PROVIDE EXAMPLES OF HOW YOU MEET
THE SELECTION CRITERIA. PLEASE PROVIDE AS MUCH DETAIL AS POSSIBLE
AS DECISIONS WILL BE MADE ON THE EVIDENCE YOU PROVIDE IN THIS
APPLICATION FORM.
Please write about a time it was important for you to work well with others. Why was it
important? How did you ensure everyone worked well together? How did the situation turn out?
TEAM WORKING
Please give an example of when you had to explain your point of view to others. How did you do
this? How did the others react? What was the end result?
COMMUNICATION
Please write about your biggest achievement to date. Why was it important for you to achieve
this? What did you do? What do you think were the key skills that you used to achieve it?
MOTIVATION / COMMITMENT
Describe a situation when you have had to adapt to a change. Why was the change needed?
How did this change affect you? What was the outcome?
ADAPTABILITY